Epic Israel, a 4 day MTB stage race, designed for mountain bikers that love the hours on the saddle, the spectacular views of nature and challenged by the long routs.
The race routes change from year to year to give the rider a challenging, versatile and balanced route, usually between 75 to 110 km per day and the big challenge is to finish and within the time limit.
1st day prologue and 3 stages.
The race village, in which the competitors will stay for the 3 days is located in the northern part of Israel in the western Galilee near the city of Akko . It has all the facilities for both the basic and luxurious needs of the riders during the 4 day event.
Epic Israel is FULL BOARD race; the registration package includes full nutrition support – meals off the bike together with professional race nutrition package. The race village offers several accommodation options so every rider can chose the one that is right for him.
Epic Israel is a memorial event for Giora Tsachor who died in an accident during one of his morning rides. Giora’s heritage of completing successfully and professionally unique challenges and targets combined with love for nature and Israel, is embodied in the event and its unique character
Epic Israel is committed to provide a full support to participants from registration all the way through finish line, to assist with the preparation to this unique challenge and to create optimal conditions for registered riders to finish as proud “finishers”.
For your convenience the Epic Israel offers 2 Accommodation options:
1. Tented accommodation in the race village
2. 5 starts double rooms
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Registration opens on 3/3/19 12:00 PM
http://alturl.com/napzbWe were fairly realistic in our expectations for the stage (and we were pretty sure we were going to lose the lead) that saw us go up Mount Carmel, which is a 39km long mountain range rather than a single peak. Although we never went above 500m, the climbing soon added up. The climbs were long and combined with the heat it felt very hard. The reward for all the climbing
was some spectacular views back down into the dry valley. A good portion of the stage was within the forests that surround he area and this meant lovely smooth singletrack and even lovelier shade. The contrast between dense pine forest and arid rockiness meant you never had the same scenery for long......[read more]